Saturday, January 15, 2011

Adverse Weather Killed 37 People And Left One And Half Million Homeless

According to the Disaster Management Center 37 people died and more than one and half million people are affected due to the adverse weather pattern prevails in most parts of the country.Also 5 Elephants died due to drowning in flood waters according to the sources.

The most affected area is Batticloe District in the Eastern Province.According to the Meteorological Department heavy showers will continue tomorrow too in the Northern.Eastern and North Central and Uva  Provinces.

"Wishing U A Happy Thai Pongal"

"WISHING THE HINDU READERS OF MY BLOG A VERY HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS THAI PONGAL NEW YEAR"

Brief Summary On Thai Pongal Festival-
Thai Pongal (Tamil: தைப்பொங்கல்) is a harvest festival celebrated by Tamils in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Indian Union Territory of Puducherry and in Sri Lanka. Pongal coincides with the festival Makara Sankranthi celebrated throughout India. Pongal in Tamil means "boiling over or spill over." The boiling over of milk in the clay pot symbolizes material abundance for the household. Thai Pongal, celebrated at harvest time, is traditionally intended to thank the Sun God and farmstead livestock that helped create the material abundance.


Death Toll Due To The Adverse Weather Pattern Risen To 32


As the rainy and cold climatic weather pattern continues further in most parts of the Country the death toll due to the prevailed weather conditions risen to 32 today.Out of the total number of deaths reported so far 14 were reported from the worst ever flood hit area of Batticloe District in the Eastern Province according to the Disaster Management Center.

According to the Center 12 people were missing due to the floods condition and further 49 are got injured.

FOOTAGE SHOWS AUSTRALIA'S BUSHFIRES CROWNING ACROSS TREETOPS

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world- australia-50799037/australia-bushfires-footage-shows-fire-crowning-across-treetops